Hedge Funds

Members’ market fears calmed

Funds experienced a higher than usual number of members switching out of growth assets in the market turmoil of the past few weeks, but nowhere near as high as the switching levels of 2008. Better communications have been attributed for the lower levels of switching as US markets experienced one of their largest ever one […]
Hedge Funds

Market diverging from US Fed on QE expectations

No one is quite sure what the impact of US quantitative easing will be. Most commentary is that any interest rate rise will be slow and steady. But there is a huge divergence between the forecast for 2017 by the US Fed (as measured by the FOMC dot plot) and the market’s expectations. Christopher Diaz, […]
Hedge Funds

$70bn TCorp to streamline providers

The bond portfolio and manager line of the newly merged $70 billion funds management operation of TCorp will place a  greater reliance on in-house management. The move will come as part of a general review to find the optimal mix of providers for State Super, TCorp and Safety, Return to Work and Support (SRWS) which […]